Saranaya offers 5 bed-spaces for South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women between the ages of 16-35 who are at risk of forced marriage
During their stay at Ashiana, clients are offered culturally specific support, confidential advice and advocacy regarding their legal, financial, housing and personal situation. Clients can stay at Ashiana for up to a maximum of two years and are supported in seeking alternative accommodation such as shared housing, private rented accommodation and social housing. Ashiana cannot guarantee access to move-on accommodation.
Clients are expected to adhere to strict confidentiality rules; most importantly not to allow any visitors to the refuge and not to disclose the location of the refuge.